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SUBMISSION: 10-year chopstick paper collection...

<i>SUBMISSION:</i> 10-year chopstick paper collection (15Sept2006 to 15Sept2016) . jamie newton . a photograph of this collection at 5 years was published …

International Yoga day: Yoga in unexpected places

Living a life based on the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad is important to Noor, ever since she converted to Islam 17 years ago. French-born Noor wears a face veil (niqab) and is also a yoga instructor in Qatar where she teaches women-only classes. She does not see any conflict between her faith …

Yoga

'In' regains ground as EU referendum gets down to wire | Reuters

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Two opinion polls on Monday suggested support for Britain staying in the European Union had recovered some ground following the murder of a pro-EU MP, but a third poll found support for a “Brexit” ahead by a whisker.<p>Britons vote on Thursday to decide whether to quit the bloc …

EU Referendum

Why we must move away from an industrial model of schooling that just grades and sorts students

Reflecting on a great week in Australia, I detect a new education debate opening up to replace the false dichotomy between knowledge and skills. …

China's Great Firewall is Harming Innovation, Scholars Say

Many people are stymied by the Great Firewall, the filigree of censorship and website obstruction that confines China’s online space. There are …

Elon Musk thinks we need brain-computers to avoid becoming 'house cats' to artificial intelligence

Musk believes that as AI continues to advance, humans will be left behind, and that even in the most banal situation, we'll be treated like pets by artificial intelligence, as he explained on stage at Vox Media's Code Conference in Southern California.<p>Enter something called "neural lace," a …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

Now you can invest in corporate loans - with just £100

An online platform is pledging to democratise secured corporate loans by giving armchair investors the chance to buy into the debt of mainstream …

Instagram now lets businesses learn more about you than ever before

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Digital Media Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Instagram is upgrading its analytics.<p>The social media platform has unveiled a new suite of tools that lets businesses obtain an unprecedented level of access into …

Advertising

6 Examples of Awesome Social Media Campaigns

Social media networks are where most businesses and brands are focusing their marketing efforts these days. The world is mobile, the world is social …

10 Secret Habits of Highly Effective Moms

Highly effective moms get things done with equal parts of good ol' fashioned drive and a handful of these efficient habits.<p>Shutterstock<p>We all know a …

Time Management

5 successful women at Morgan Stanley share their best career advice

You don't always have to say 'yes' -- not even to opportunities offered to you.<p><i>Morgan Stanley</i><p>Celeste Mellet Brown<p>'Don't miss out on potentially …

STEVE WEBB: Is it worth saving for a pension when earning £15k a year?

Former Pensions Minister Steve Webb is This Is Money's Agony Uncle. This week, he replies to a reader wondering whether to opt out of a work pension …

Retirement

Saudi Arabia considers surprise deal to mend OPEC divisions

Saudi Arabia is ready to consider a surprise deal with fellow OPEC members, attempting to mend divisions that had grown so wide many dubbed the group …

Always Late? Here’s How I Broke the Bad Habit in One Week

I tend to be type A in most areas of my life. I hate having dirty dishes in the sink; I love meeting deadlines at work; and I make my bed (almost) …

Monaco Hotels Get 250% Boost In Takings From Formula One

It is sometimes said that Formula One gets more from Monaco than Monaco gets from Formula One. Never let it be said again as new research has revealed that the average rate at hotels in the tiny Mediterranean principality, which hosted F1’s flagship race last weekend, accelerated by 250% over the …

Motor Racing

Elon Musk: SpaceX Will Launch People To Mars In 2024

Never let it said that Elon Musk shies away from bold claims. The SpaceX founder and CEO took the stage at Code 2016 and announced that his company plans to launch the first humans to Mars in 2024, with a planned arrival in 2025.<p>Before he got to that point, though, he first gave some thoughts about …

Space Travel

‘It’ll be fine, folks!’ Boris Johnson fights for Brexit in the north

Cheeks pink and fringe flapping, Boris Johnson came barrelling out of Preston station and powered along the pavement towards the Vote Leave battle bus. But he had company – and not just from TV news crews.<p>Trundling alongside him, desperate to get into every shot, was a pro-EU van. Emblazoned on its …

Boris Johnson

M.I.A. Drops Forceful New Song Poc That Still A Ryda

It’s been almost three years since M.I.A.’s last album, but she got one step closer to her follow-up with Wednesday’s release of her new song and …

From paying the bills, to £2,000 a day: making a killing from self-publishing

Her Last Tomorrow, Adam Croft’s latest DIY thriller, lifted his bedroom business into the sales stratosphere. He talks about paying off his mortgage in weeks and why he’s fine with publishers being ‘sniffy’<p>“Could you murder your wife to save your daughter?” That’s the hook for a novel that has …

Writing

How the world will look in 2100

IN 1975, NASA commissioned a team of researchers to illustrate potential space colonies of the future. Their ideas are out there.

Space Science

When holidays in Provence go wrong

I had intended to bang on about French transport strikes this week – rail, petrol, you name it – but succumbed to apoplexy and moved to sunnier matters.<p>Thus, Provence. Showing people around this region is a pleasure for the show-off. The spot is so stuffed with greatest hits that it cannot but …

How to cook the perfect marshmallow

I’ve always been fairly indifferent to the marshmallow’s fluffy charms. Sure, there was a time when Flumps were my recreational drug of choice for a quick sugar hit, but the sticky top of the Tunnock’s teacake has always been the flipside of that buttery biscuit base, while fancy restaurant petits …

Dessert

Germany helps refugees bridge language gap

At an evening class in Frankfurt, 10 men and women are struggling with a challenge that has frustrated generations of students before them: learning …

OPEC fails to agree policy but Saudis pledge no shocks | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - OPEC failed to agree a clear oil-output strategy on Thursday as Iran insisted on steeply raising its own production, though Tehran’s arch-rival Saudi Arabia promised not to flood the market and sought to mend fences within the organisation.<p>Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh (L) …

Oil

'This is why running a school has become the impossible job…'

<i>One celebrated primary head writes:</i><p>Whenever I talk to fellow heads at the moment, there appears to be only one topic of conversation: “How long …

Three dead after multiple-vehicle collision on M5

Three men have been killed and one seriously injured in a crash on the M5 motorway.<p>Police investigators believe the incident involved five vehicles and started when a Ford Mondeo and an MG Rover collided in the early hours of Thursday morning.<p>An HGV then stopped and was involved in a further …

England

Microsoft reveals magic mirror that knows how you're feeling

Microsoft reveals magic mirror that knows how you're feeling - and can show you everything from your emails to the weather in the morning<p><b>Device is a</b> …

Raspberry Pi